Inside Story

Can Libyans agree on their future?

An ambitious process of consulting the Libyan people is under way.

Middle East

Libya: Female activists struggle to bring change

Years of conflict and an increase in lawlessness has only marginalised women even more within the male-dominated society, but female activism is on the rise in some areas.

Libya

Libyans forced to dig for water in backyards

Libya is said to have one of the largest irrigation projects in the world. About 3,000km of an underground pipeline system carrying fossil freshwater is meant to supply water to millions. But many cities are still running dry.

Middle East

Libya's Tawergha IDPs: 'We live in very difficult conditions'

Left stranded in a desert camp six years after being forced from their homes, Tawergha remains a ghost town but for those determined to return, it is still home.

Politics

Will Saif al-Islam Gaddafi run in Libyan elections?

The announcement that Saif al-Islam is planning to run for president has prompted mixed reactions within Libya.

Will Saif al-Islam Gaddafi run in Libyan elections?

Nicolas Sarkozy

France's Sarkozy charged with corruption

Ex-president has six months to appeal to have charges of illegal campaign financing by Libyan leader Gaddafi overturned.

Nicolas Sarkozy

France's Sarkozy detained over Libya funding claims

Former president accused of receiving money from deposed Libyan leader Gaddafi to finance his 2007 election campaign.

France's Nicolas Sarkozy held over Gaddafi funding claims

Opinion

Regional interference is threatening Libya's future as one state

Regional interference is the most significant obstacle to a sustainable peace and prosperous future in Libya.

Guma El-Gamaty

by Guma El-Gamaty

Guma El-Gamaty

UpFront

Modern slavery: Are we all to blame?

Slavery is a reality for millions of people, and the blame doesn't stop with traffickers.

Modern slavery: Are we all to blame?

Inside Story

Why are regional countries involved in Libya's conflict?

A leaked UN report says the United Arab Emirates and Egypt are violating an arms embargo in Libya.

Middle East

Libya embargo violations: UN panel to report findings to UNSC

The UN report indicates that Egypt and the UAE have violated the arms embargo in their support of General Khalifa Haftar's forces in Libya.

Libya

Stranded in Libya: ISIL's Tunisian women and children

Dozens of relatives of Tunisians who fought with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant caught in diplomatic limbo.

Stranded in Libya: ISIL's Tunisian women and children

Middle East

Libya's ancient 'cave houses' face uncertain future

The mountainous city of Gharyan once had 3,000 cave homes; now only a few survive to provide modern-day living.

Special series

Libya 2011: Through the Fire

Through the eyes of a Libyan-born filmmaker, we explore the dark stories that emerged from Libya during the 2011 revolt.

Libya 2011: Through the Fire

Gaddafi: The Endgame

Libya: State of Denial

The story of the fall of Gaddafi as told by the insiders, defectors and military advisers who helped bring it about.